THE NEW ENGLAND GAZETTEER; CONTAINING DESCRIPTIONS OF ALL THE STATES, COUNTIES AND TOWNS IN NEW ENGLAND: ALSO DESCRIPTIONS OF THE PRINCIPAL MOUNTAINS, RIVERS, LAKES, CAPES, BAYS, HARBORS, ISLANDS, AND FASHIONABLE RESORTS WITHIN THAT TERRITORY. ALPHABETICALLY ARRANGED. By John Hayward, Author of the Columbian Traveller, Religious Creeds, &c. &c. NINTH EDITION. Concord, N. H. Israel S. Boyd and William White. Boston: John Hayward, 1839. 20 cm (12mo), pp. [514] (pages not numbered), inserted frontispiece, other illustrations in the text, two full page, contemporary full black morocco, spine panel titled and decorated in gold. Ninth edition. A popular work that had at least thirteen editions through 1841. The engraved frontispiece is "Boston and Bunker Hill, from Chelsea;" the "two full-page woodcuts show the "Vermont State House, Montpelier" and the "Landing of the Pilgrims at Plymouth, December 22, 1620." There is a 9-page description of the routes to the White Mountains, including travel by way of the Hudson River and the Champlain Valley. John Hayward (1781-1862) was a New England author, born in Boston, whose principal published work was on religion and on geographical indexing. Howes H 354. Sabin 31074. Bent, p.48. Leather rubbed and scuffed, scattered foxing, some light damp stains to few early leaves, a tight, very good copy. (#167549).

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